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Please Ignore Vera Dietz

Book: King, A. S. Please Ignore Vera Dietz. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. Print. Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 8th grade and up Read-Aloud: Summary: Themes: Connections: Reactions: Reception: Advertisements

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I Kill Giants

Book: Kelly, Joe, and J. M. Ken. Niimura. I Kill Giants. Berkeley, CA: Image Comics, 2010. Print. Genre: fiction Audience: 9th grade and up Read-Aloud: Summary: Barbara Thorson, a Dungeons & Dragons-playing fifth grader who carries around a hammer called … Continue reading

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The Book Thief

Book: Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Print. Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 9th grade and above Read-Aloud: Summary: Themes: Connections: Reactions: Reception:

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American Born Chineese

Book: Gene Luen Yang. American Born Chinese. New York: First Second, 2006. http://geneyang.com/american-born-chinese Genre: Fictional Graphic Novel Audience: Grades 9-12 Summary: This graphic novel illuminates racial slurs and stereotyping towards the Asian community, including the Asian American community. Yang breaks … Continue reading

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I (Stephanie) Am The Messenger

Book: Zusak, Markus. I Am the Messenger. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. Print. Genre:  Mystery/Suspense Fiction Audience:  Grades 10-12 (Ages 16+) Read-Aloud: Stop Joker-ing Around Summary: Themes: Connections: Reactions: Reception:

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Half Freakin’ World

Book: Hiromi Goto, Half World New York, New York: Penguin Group,2009 Genre: Fantasy Audience: 7th-12th grade Read Aloud: Where are my freaking presents? Summary:   Realm of Flesh, Half World and Realm of Spirit. Those are the three worlds that … Continue reading

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Monster Book Blog by Stefunny

Book:Walter Dean Myers, Monster. New York, NY: Harper Collins Publishers, 1999 Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: Grades 7-12 Read Aloud: SEYMOUR Summary: Steve Harmon, a 16 year old boy from Harlem who is passionate about the art of film making finds … Continue reading

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